Major Research Areas
The Shakespeare Programme was set up to promote the study of Shakespeare in Lancaster.
The Wordsworth Centre For The Study of Poetry was established in 1987 by Professor Keith Hanley and is currently co-directed by Sally Bushell and Simon Bainbridge. Its primary aim is to promote interest in Wordsworth and the Lake District at an undergraduate, postgraduate and wider level.
The Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research links writers, academics and the department’s postgraduate student community to extensive research activity in creative writing and its impact on society.
The Lancaster Writing Programme is one of the most prestigious centres for new writing in the country.